Laura Weightman is gearing up to defend her women’s 1500m UK crown this weekend, and book a spot at August’s IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
The 22-year-old from Lesbury will be racing at the Sainsbury’s British Championships, in Birmingham, which start today.
Her 1500m heat is scheduled for just after 4pm on Saturday. The final will begin at 3.38pm on Sunday.
The competition will attract Britain’s best athletes, with places at Moscow up for grabs.
There will be coverage of the Midlands event on the BBC.